Gunpowder

Gunpowder

by Chris Oxlade

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432954581
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Series: Tales of Invention
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Table of Contents

What is Gunpowder? 4

Black Powder 6

The Gunpowder Revolution 10

Replacing Black Powder 16

Nitroglycerine 20

Nobel's Explosives 24

Gunpowder Today 26

Timeline 28

Glossary 30

Find out More 31

Index 32

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